What reforms can be made to the green energy surcharge? We discuss this with our studio guest Jakob Flechtner, an energy policy expert at the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK).
German energy giants RWE and E.ON want to reposition themselves and are planning a radical change. It's a necessary development but will come at the expense of both workers and consumers, says DW's Andreas Becker.
As EU energy policy and its wider strategy vis-a-vis Russia come under the spotlight, some smaller EU members are taking energy policy into their own hands. Sofia's aim of buying Israeli gas could be a case in point.
Australia's government has rejected a clean energy plan that would have forced electricity companies to source a percentage of their power from renewables. Conservation groups say the decision is a huge mistake.
Due to the rapid development of electric vehicles and travel-sharing services, global consumption of oil will decline about 20 years from now, the British oil and gas giant has predicted in its latest industry outlook.
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